This short computer animation is an experimental progression of abstract textures and colors created using an interactive process of "artificial evolution." The artist and computer collaborate to produce images and movements that neither could easily produce alone. The computer generates and displays a collection of experimental abstract images. The artist chooses the most aesthetically interesting images, and those survive and are "bred" to produce a new collection of images...
Keywords: animation, computer graphics; evolution; breeding; image processing
Downloads: 36,810 (5 reviews)
|Evolved Virtual Creatures|
This narrated computer animation shows results from a research project involving simulated Darwinian evolutions of virtual block creatures. A population of several hundred creatures is created within a supercomputer, and each creature is tested for their ability to perform a given task, such the ability to swim in a simulated water environment. The successful survive, and their virtual genes containing coded instructions for their growth, are copied, combined, and mutated to make offspring for a...
Keywords: evolution; computer graphics; animation; physical simulation; creatures; locomotion
Downloads: 85,722 (11 reviews)
Panspermia is the name for the theory that life exists and is distributed throughout the universe in the form of germs or spores. This short computer animation places the viewer in the middle of a virtual world of an aggressively reproducing inter-galactic life form, and depicts a single life cycle of this unusual self propagating system. Original software was used to create and animate forests of 3D plant structures...
Keywords: animation; computer graphics; evolution; plant simulation; galaxy; planet
Downloads: 36,115 (9 reviews)
|The Goalkeeper and the Void = El Portero y el vacío - Raquel Samaniego|
Original title: El Portero y el vacío. "'Confieso que he aplicado al arte aspectos aprendidos del futbol.'" - Eduardo Chillida. Machinima (creado con Pro Evolution Soccer 09) acerca de las reflexiones de Chillida, el escultor, que fue portero titular de la Real Sociedad, sobre el espacio, el tiempo y la escultura, desde dentro del vacÃo tridimensional de la porterÃa de futbol. Musica de Carolina GarcÃa-Gasco." -- from the Ob-Art website, distributor of this work...
Keywords: Pro Evolution Soccer 2009; Konami; Azparren; Marta; Samaniego, Raquel; Garcia-Gasco, Carolina; Soccer; Sports